• Test Out Microsoft Edge’s ‘Super Duper Secure Mode’ Early

    Test Out Microsoft Edge’s ‘Super Duper Secure Mode’ Early

    Microsoft is testing a “Super Duper Secure Mode” (or SDSM) for the Edge browser that targets the bane of all browser security: Javascript. Specifically, enabling SDSM mode disables the Javascript Just-In-Time (JIT) compilers, which websites use to optimise Javascript code running on the page. JITs boost page loading speeds and browser performance, but are notoriously…

  • Grab 36 Free O’Reilly Programming eBooks Covering Python, Java And C++

    Online is where it’s at when it comes to learning resources for programming, especially for languages used primarily for web. Sometimes however, you just want a solid, consistent experience you can read without necessarily needing an IDE open in front of you and that’s where eBooks reign supreme. Fortunately, O’Reilly has you covered with 36…

  • Which Programming Language Do You Prefer?

    Code hosting website, GitHub, has published a graph which shows just how popular different programming languages are on the site since its launch in 2008. The results revealed some interesting trends and how different languages have picked up momentum in recent years.